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Google Now is Coming to Desktop Computers, via Chrome

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Google Now

Personal assistant Google Now, which monitors your web searches and alerts you about things such as the weather, flights, and traffic as well as providing various event reminders, has previously been available only on Android devices. Personal assistant Google Now, which monitors your web searches and alerts you about things such as the weather, flights, and traffic as well as providing various event reminders, has previously been available only on Android devices. 0 Comments

Google Now Gets Waze Integration; News, Website Update, What to Watch

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Google has announced a range of enhancements to its voice controlled digital assistant Google Now. Top of the change log this time is the addition of Waze powered traffic reports. New cards include "news topic", "website update" and "what to watch". Google has announced a range of enhancements to its voice controlled digital assistant Google Now. Top of the change log this time is the addition of Waze powered traffic reports. New cards include "news topic", "website update" and "what to watch". 0 Comments

Google Maps Adds Real-Time Traffic Alerts

Accident Reported via Waze

Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. 0 Comments

Google Buys Navigation App Waze for $1 Billion

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Google has reached an agreement to acquire navigation app maker Waze in a deal believed to be valued upwards of $1 billion, beating out rivals Facebook and Apple, which were also rumored to be mulling a bid for the startup. Google has reached an agreement to acquire navigation app maker Waze in a deal believed to be valued upwards of $1 billion, beating out rivals Facebook and Apple, which were also rumored to be mulling a bid for the startup. 0 Comments

Apple: Sorry About Our Maps, Use Google or Bing Maps Instead

Apple Maps iOS apology on its website

Apple CEO Tim Cook has issued a rare apology, admitting that its new Maps tool with iOS 6 isn't good enough. Cook even went as far as to recommend users download rival services to their devices while improvements in its own tool are worked on. Apple CEO Tim Cook has issued a rare apology, admitting that its new Maps tool with iOS 6 isn't good enough. Cook even went as far as to recommend users download rival services to their devices while improvements in its own tool are worked on. 0 Comments